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R. K. Pachauri

The writer is director general, The Energy & Resources Institute and chairman, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

Dealing with hot air
Sat, Nov 22, 2014

Adaptation alone will not help in meeting the climate change challenge. We need cost-effective mitigation strategies.

Future energised
Mon, Mar 06, 2006

There are very strong reasons to believe that the historic India-US deal will define India as an emerging power. But perhaps the biggest rea...

Where’s the cold light of reason?
Fri, Jan 13, 2006

It’s never been so cold in 70 years, the Met office has told us. Before that we were told that it’s rarely been as rainy as it did...

Energy: A New Arena in Indian Diplomacy
Sat, Aug 06, 2005

The past few weeks have been a hectic period for Indian diplomacy, with forays into territory not traversed so intensely in previous years.A...

Mumbai Deluge: Lessons for the Future
Fri, Aug 05, 2005

The city of Mumbai has been through a frightening trauma with the cloudburst that took place on July 26 and incessant rains on several days ...

Securing India’s Energy Future
Thu, Aug 04, 2005

The Iran-India pipeline has been in the news. As one of the two co-authors of this project way back in 1989, I feel gratified by the movemen...

Smoking the peace pipe
Fri, Oct 08, 2004

One OF the most significant outcomes of the New York meeting between President Pervez Musharraf and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was their ...

Babucracy needs a change menu
Tue, Aug 12, 2003

Newspaper reports indicate that under Deputy Prime Minster L.K. Advani’s initiative, two professors from IIM Ahmedabad carried out a da...

Whither Water
Thu, Jun 05, 2003

Today is World Environment Day. For those of us living in India, United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan’s message, on the occasion...

Chronicle of an emergency foretold
Mon, Feb 24, 2003

The annual budget of any government is in some sense like a performance by the proverbial Indian juggler. It is not merely an exercise in ba...

The pipeline of peace
Tue, Jan 21, 2003

It is significant that the chief guest at this year’s Republic Day parade would be the President of Iran, Mohammed Khatami. Prior to th...

Reading between China’s miracle lines
Sat, Nov 16, 2002

The most remarkable feature of China’s growth in the past two decades has been its ability to set course and stay on it against all odd...

Chinese vision, Indian blinkers
Fri, Nov 15, 2002

Now that the Prime Minister has highlighted the reality of India competing with China, this nation must reflect on the nature of this compet...

Investing in environment
Mon, Jan 25, 1999

Investing in environment -- Delhi has suffered freak weather conditions for almost a month now. Several opinions have been voiced on the ...

Good technology and bad
Mon, Nov 30, 1998

In an era where institutions round the world are undergoing major changes, and the accountability of privately controlled organizations to t...

Regulate honestly
Mon, Nov 09, 1998

The Government has announced its perspective plan for development of the power sector up to the year 2010. It is essential for any country t...

Budgets must promote sustainable development: Pachauri
Mon, Jun 15, 1998

Budgets must promote sustainable developmentThe annual budget presented to Parliament is not merely an accounting exercise to be approved by...